Lisa Digernes provides advisory services and enforcement and clarification of rights within intellectual property rights, in addition to drafting and negotiating agreements.

Lisa has extensive international experience in intellectual property law and worked as a lawyer in New York for more than 10 years before moving back to Norway. Her primary focus is the film/TV, publishing, and art industries.

She has assisted galleries, museums, and artists with tasks from transportation of art to rental agreements, showings, sale and purchase of art, and sponsorship agreements. In the U.S., she also assisted Artist Rights Society with international copyright issues and licensing.

Lisa’s practice centers around international agreement negotiations, which results in her having developed a large network of lawyers worldwide.

Awards and rankings

The ranking agency Chambers and Partners recognizes Lisa as Foreign Expert for USA within intellectual property law.


  • 2018
    Management course, BI Norwegian Business School
  • 2002
    LL.M. in Intellectual Property, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York
  • 2000
    Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo
  • 1998
    Legal studies, University of Greenwich, London, England

Work experience

  • 2020–
    Partner, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS
  • 2012–2019
    Attorney and senior attorney, Advokatfirmaet Ræder
  • 2011–2012
    Partner, Cowan, Debaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP
  • 2002–2011
    Attorney, Cowan, Debaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP